Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Executive Guide to the Protection of Information Resources

Published

Author(s)

Cheryl Helsing, Marianne M. Swanson, Mary A. Todd

Abstract

This guide is designed to help the policy maker address a host of questions regarding the protection and safety of computer systems and data processed within your agency. It introduces information systems security concerns, outlines the management issues that must be addressed by agency policies and programs, and describes essential components of an effective implementation process.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-169
Report Number
500-169

Keywords

computer security, information resources management, risk management

Citation

Helsing, C. , Swanson, M. and Todd, M. (1989), Executive Guide to the Protection of Information Resources, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.500-169 (Accessed June 21, 2024)

Issues

If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created September 30, 1989, Updated October 12, 2021